Nevers, Ernie

Nevers, (Ernest Alonzo) Ernie

(1903–76) football player; born in Willow River, Minn. A triple-threat fullback, he was a unanimous 1925 All-American at Stanford and scored a record 40 points in one National Football League game in 1929.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.